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2011-06-24 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Peace Prize Awarding Council held a grand award ceremony on June 14, 2011 in the Gold Room at the U.S. Capitol to express our respect for the recipients of the 2010 World Peace Prize: H.H.

2011-02-01 00:29:02

The Sedona Conference® is pleased to announce that John K. Rabiej has been named Executive Director of The Sedona Conference®. He succeeds Richard G.

2010-11-19 00:00:50

With angel backing from Silicon Valley icon Tim O'Reilly and deep experience on Capitol Hill, a new company, POPVOX, today announces its beta to begin bridging the gap between the input the public wants to provide to Congress, and the information Members of Congress need to receive.

2010-11-04 09:30:00


2010-09-27 09:20:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is urging Congress to pass substantial improvements to the Post-9/11 GI Bill before it recesses for upcoming elections.

2010-04-12 07:00:00

29 Dead In West Virginia Mine Because Of Chamber Policies Congress Members Must Order Halt To Contact With Chamber Lobbyists WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- StopTheChamber.com, a coalition of NGOs dedicated to corporate and government accountability, has been warning for months about the devastating effect of U.S.

2010-03-24 15:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Independent Women's Voice CEO Heather Higgins today announced the launch of SomeAreMoreEqual.com, a web site designed to draw attention to the so-called "Leadership and Committee Staff Carve-Out" provision exempting key congressional staffers from some of the requirements of the health spending bill signed into law just yesterday. "In our Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote that 'All men are created equal,'" said Higgins.

2010-03-16 11:35:00

WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issues the following statement calling for a single up-or-down vote on Healthcare Reform: "I have been an advocate among my Congressional colleagues for a single, decisive up-or-down vote on Healthcare Reform.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.